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Spokane, WA 99217
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The Spokane Department of Emergency Management advises citizens, businesses, organizations, and local government, in emergency preparation through education, community outreach, and training. Emergency preparedness education and training provides the background and support necessary to reduce human suffering and loss of life, minimize property damage, and protect the environment from all types of disasters through a comprehensive risk-based, all-hazard emergency management program.

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014

Posted Tuesday at 1:40 PM.

The Internet is part of everyone’s life, every day. We use the Internet at work, home, for enjoyment, and to connect with those close to us.

However, bein...read more

Hazard Risk Ranking

Posted 8/28/2014 at 2:59 PM.

According to the Spokane Mitigation Plan update, (Table 2-7) Hazard Risk Ranking Score (Probability x Impact)includes:
1 Severe Storm
2 Wildland Fire
3...read more

Mitigation, what does it mean?

Posted 8/28/2014 at 2:51 PM.

Question: What is meant by "mitigation"?
Answer: Hazard mitigation is any sustained action taken to permanently eliminate or reduce long-term risks to human life an...read more

Red Cross Pet First Aid app

Posted 8/28/2014 at 2:25 PM.

Take care of your furry family member. The American Red Cross Pet First Aid app puts veterinary advice for everyday emergencies in the palm of your hand. Get the app and b...read more

Save a life Saturday

Posted 8/28/2014 at 2:11 PM.

Join Premera Blue Cross and the Red Cross for Hands-only CPR on Saturday September 20, 2014. Register at redcross.org/savealifespokane

Sit! Stay! Shelter in place

Posted 8/28/2014 at 2:01 PM.

On Tuesday September 9, 2014 SCRAPS and the Department of Emergency Management are teaming up to provide tips to keep your family and furry friends safe indoors if you ar...read more

Shelter in Place

Posted 8/28/2014 at 1:51 PM.

Whether you are at home, work or elsewhere, there may be situations when it's simply best to stay where you are and avoid any uncertainty outside.

There may b...read more